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>> good sunday morning and thanks for joining us. i'm matt keller in for carolyn tyler. let's start with a first look at your accuweather forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hi, matt, good morning to you. plenty of low clouds and fog. marine layer has deep end since you have been sleeping. for some of you, sfo right now, no delays but that probably will change. 59 san carlos, 58 gilroy. the winds out of the southwest transporting the cooler air into our east bay valleys and we will be looking at temperatures today even cooler than yesterday with lower 80s in the inland valleys. plenty of sunshine for you at the coast. and san francisco it will take time. partly sunny skies at best with low to mid-60s and around the bay temperatures in the 70s
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for some locations. but upper 60s. so a couple of degrees of cooling for you. we talk about the cooler than normal weather for the next several days, maybe adding in a little bit of rain and perhaps some lightning or thunderstorms. matt. >> thank you, lisa. in developing news, a race car driver has died after hit by a sprint car driven by tony stewart. they say the accident is not criminal in nature and stewart is cooperating with authorities. stewart is a three-time nascar champion. his manager says stewart will still race today in the nascar sprint cup series at watkins international in new york state. >> developing news in vallejo. a man is dead following a hit-and-run accident. it happened on highway 80. a pedestrian was trying to cross the roadway when he was hit by several vehicles. >> the initial vehicle that hit
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the pedestrian most likely would be blameless in the accident depending on the circumstances, we don't know yet, but for some reason we don't know yet, they failed to stop and call the police and wait at the scene of the accident. >> police say it's not yet clear if the man who was hit was homeless. the left lane of 80 was closed during the investigation. it has since reopened. chp says they have received a lot of calls about pedestrian crossing the freeway in that area. >> a dramatic scene unfolded in vallejo after a fire truck collided with several cars. seven people were injured. four of them firefighters in the violent collision yesterday evening near main street in sonoma boulevard in vallejo. leslie brinkley has details. >> witnesses say the ladder truck en route to a house fire collided with a car driven which a woman who was on her way to pick up her children. >> the fire truck t-boned her so that after it t-boned her it started rolling down the street. >> barrel rolling?
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>> barrel rolling down the street and hit the street light and a fire hydrant. >> the hydrant exploded with water as a light pole toppled and a second car was crushed by the ladder truck at the corner of sonoma and pennsylvania. the front half of the truck twisted on its side. >> all tolled there were four firefighters injured, sustaining serious but nonlife-threatening injuries. they were transported to trauma centers. >> it took almost an hour to extricate one man from the second smashed car. both drivers are expected to survive. a third person was treated and released. >> i'm not willing to speculate if it rolled, barrel rolled, as you said. again, this is a very early stage of the investigation. but we will get to the bottom of how this accident occurred. >> leslie brinkley, abc7 news. this morning a man is in police custody accused of stabbing a man to death in san jose. officers were called to a house
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on charter oak place just after 6:00 last night. they found a man stabbed multiple times and a woman slightly injured. the man died at the hospital. police won't say if this is a family situation. >> we are exploring the possibillity that they are related at this point. nothing has been confirmed. we do believe they are known to each other and they are still trial to firm up if they are actually relatives or just known to each other. the suspect was arrested about five blocks from the scene. the names of the victim and the suspect have not been released. a hayward family is searching for their missing son. 25-year-old john cruz has not contacted his family for 11 days. yesterday family and friends passed out flyers hoping someone has seen him. they say he disappeared sometime on july 30th. >> the leads we v been dead ends. >> we haven't heard anything.
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we've been passing out flyers all over the bay area hoping that somebody may have seen something. the police are doing what they can. but because this is not a criminal act, there's not a lot that they can do. >> the family says cruz bankcard, cell phone and social media counts haven't been used since he went missing. the u.s. has dropped food and water for a third time to iraqi refugee stranded trying to escape military islamic forces. at the same time he told americans military activity in iraq may not end quickly. here is abc news reporter michelle fransen. >> i don't think we will solve this problem in weeks, i think it will take some time. >> reporter: this problem is an army of radical fighters in northern iraq called isus. they just released this video of themselves. they are leaving a path of death and destruction in their drive to permanently establish an islamic state. now the u.s. military has unleashed its firepower with a barrage of f-18 fighter truck and drone strikes on isus targets. they include a military convoy
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headed toward erbi. l where some 150 military advisors are stationed. >> if they threaten our facilities or personnel, we will take action to protect our people. >> but it's not just americans who are in harm's way. right now tens of thousands fleeing religious persecution by isus are trapped on a mountain in northern iraq, fearing certain death. kurdish forces in northern iraq are delivering aid by helicopter to the frightened refugees who are marooned in a desert landscape that below them could soon be under water. the isus has commadered a dam and if the floodwaters are opened, waters could surge all the way to baghdad, swamping even the u.s. embassy there. michelle fransen, abc news, new york. >> american jet fighter and drones conduct more air strikes on islamic militants. abc's martha raditz speaks with
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the former commander of u.s. and coalition forces in mosul. they will discuss the u.s. response of to the escalating crisis. you can catch it right here on abc7 at 8:00. developing news out of iran where 39 people have been killed in a passenger plane crash near the capital of terahn. iranian media reports the plane went down after its engine went out. ter takeoff this this 49 killed, 9 others injured. authorities say the aircraft, an areason 140 jet, is typically used for short domestic flights. hawaii is catching a break. hurricane julio has weakened and is moving north of the island. >> a lot of wind and rain. when the rain stops you have a lot of wind. trees are cracking. >> we have to clear the way. my mom is on oxygen and she's not doing good.
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we need to open it up in case i need to call the ambulance. >> yesterday hundreds waited in a line to get drinking water and ice from volunteers at a local police station. >> the outside lands music festival is going strong in san francisco. more than 100 artists are performing on 7 stages at the golden gate park. but the festival is not without problems. at least 35 people have been detained for selling fake tickets. nick smith has the details. >> i thought my neighbors were playing music. >> liz lives in san francisco. it's more than five miles away from the main stage from the outside lands music festival. >> it's surprising we could hear it all the way over here. >> she thinks the sound wall of mount davidson provided the perfect acoustics for music she didn't pay
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>> usually we don't hear noises that often but we live in san francisco so it's not surprising we get a little noise now and then. >> this is san francisco's most popular music festival and sells out early. this year has been particularly luring for scalpers and fake ticket purchasers, hoping to cash in on fans wanting a piece of the action. >> i came pretty much prepared. >> these ladies flew in from l.a. so they could hear their favorite bands. >> today local native, tame, which was amazing. >> the three-day music festival continues to be a huge moneymaker for the city and concert promoters, but not everyone is pleased. >> it's pretty, pretty tough looking for parking even when i live here. >> signs are up to notify drivers of the stiff fines and possible towing to not paying attention to where they put their wheels. >> with the concert going on it's pretty bad right now. when i leave, you have to replace it with my other car to save the spot. >> there was a visible presence by the san francisco police department. our cameras captured this man being detained by officers. police declined to tell us why. at golden gate park, nick is smith, abc7 news.
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>> and there's a community hotline to respond to any issues with the festival. if you are a neighbor or attendee, and you can find it on our website. any problems with the weather today? >> it depends on who you ask. some folks in the north bay and possibly the east bay will notice the changes. but elsewhere it is going to feel pretty good. we are all waking up to low clouds and fog and spotty mist and drizzle. exploratorium camera with temperatures in the upper 50s. it is a cool start. it will be a cooler finish today. and the cooler side of normal is going to last for a few days. i'll explain coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also next, the latest on three south bay firefighters injured while helping battle wildfires across the state. and new details about a controversial sex ed book in one bay area high school. the big
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>> good morning, a live look
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from the sfo camera. causing problems at sfo. 39 minute delays reported now at 6:13:00 in the wildfires continue to burn across the western states. while progress is being made, they say the danger to firefighters is higher than ever. three firefighters are home after battling the large fire in mendocino county. they were air lifted late friday night to u.c. davis medical center. >> the end result of some very extreme fire behavior that was unexpected. all three were transported to a hospital and eventually transported back down here in valley medical center to our regional burn center. >> and now they are home. >> officials say the extreme fire behavior comes from the state's extreme drought. hundreds of firefighters are making progress on a massive wildfire burning in oregon. the fire has grown to 3500 acres since tuesday. one home has been destroyed in
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the fire. two more were damaged and more than 700 others remain threatened. fire officials say they are working on burning off any fuel to help contain fire lines. the fire is 55% contained. happening today two runways at san francisco international airport will reopen a month ahead of schedule. runways closed in may. airport officials say they will reopen today rather than mid-september. at the end of the runways workers built buff every zones designed to stop a plane if it overshoots the runway. workers finished safety upgrades on the other two run ways last year. several areas will be fogged in an effort to wipe out any mosquitoes carrying the west nile virus raws. san mateo county mosquito control district will spray the 940250 zip code area monday night. meanwhile parts of santa clara county will be sprayed next week. on tuesday, saratoga in the
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area of thelma and beaumont animals sprayed and san jose in the area of thrush and wren drives on thursday. new details on a story reported on last year. -- or last week. fremont area school district has decide today shelf a sex ed textbook. the book "healthcare today" was for ninth grade health classes. but parents said it contained inappropriate description of sexual activities. the school will use last year's books while the district evaluates parents' concerns. in san jose they will clean out a well-known homeless camp tomorrow. encampment, known as the jungle. people plan to protest there today. they say the city's plan to clean the area and put a fence around it will hinder homeless outreach program. they were close, but the boys from pacifica came up-close in their bid to make it to the little league world series. last night in san bernardino, the pacifica american all-stars
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lost 11-2 to a team from los angeles. fans got together last night to watch the game from the batting cages where they practiced. spirits were high for the first pitch, but things got glum as the game pro grossed. how often, hometown pride never went by the way side. after the game the giants congratulated the team on twitter. >> i know there are a lot of good teams in the bay area that they beat out to go on. congratulations to them. >> for sure. >> not exactly baseball weather in this area. i guess it is considering it's summer. at the candlestick we would have to bring blankets. >> that was something to complain about maybe. we are starting out with mist and drizzle. that will lift, but it will take a while. the marine layer over 2,000 feet deep. temperatures today with that onshore push and area of low pressure off the coast will be cooler than average. we cooled down yesterday we want to get you updated on the
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islands here. the aloha state is still experiencing showers, especially in maui. temperatures in the upper 70s right now. they will get back to their normal weather. the tradewinds coming back. they will be looking at julio moving north and east of the islands. it's still a hurricane. it's a minimal hurricane which is continuing to weaken in the days ahead. thing another day or so still under hurricane strength at 70 miles an hour as it turns into a tropical storm. so we will continue to watch it, but overall it's a cleanup that gets underway. 39 minute delays at sfo. mist and drizzle around the bay. 59 san carlos. good morning san jose. 58 gilroy. and the southwest winds blowing through the delta," allowing temperatures to cool further today into the 80s. how about low to mid-80s on the high end here? at in concord. 56 in napa. so this morning you may need the wipers out there.
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certainly damp out there. the marine layer will continue to deepen in the days ahead. it will mix out all together. that will bring us more sunshine. so temperatures aren't going to fall too much further from what we see today. so spotty drizzle this morning. cooler highs. on average of 5 to 7 degrees cooler than normal and the possibility of lightening late tonight into monday. red flag warnings already going up for the western side of the sierra and around the sacramento valley and the delta. so we are looking at tonight into tomorrow where we could see thunderstorms, gusty winds, the lightning strikes and the low relative humidity. this is what we are worried about that will blow into parts of the east bay and the north bay. doesn't look likely but there's a slight chance with the low off the coast, it allows for the possibility of that to be the case in the next 24 hours or so. but really the bigger picture is that it's bringing breezier and cooler conditions. the southerly flow will allow for the north bay to feel more
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cooling today. out of the 60s for everyone in marin and sonoma. you know it's not bad in the low 90s there. high sur are of in southern california. menlo park in the low to mid-70s. start out with mist and drizzle. highs today ranging from the low 60s half moon bay. 72 san mateo. notice the north bay, 70s. 73 fremont with low and to mid-80s antioch and livermore. the accuweather seven-day forecast shows temperatures the next several days not budging much. a pacific northwest sky for much of the day area: little change on tuesday. as the marine layer mixes out. slightly cooler wednesday and then we slowly warm things back up. we will let you know how cool or warm it will take my bicycle your community by keeping track of bay area weather on twitter @livedoppler7hd. tons of things going on today. maybe the jacket to start out.
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>> thank you, lisa. why the seemingly apple messenger app
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>> paula joins us from new york to tell us what is coming up on "good morning america." good morning. >> good morning.
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coming up on gma, break overnight, a racetrack argument involving nascar's tony stewart turns tragic. a driver hit and killed on the track. what set you have the deadly collision in also a scary situation unfolding for a jet blue flight that was heading to jfk from puerto rico. passengers forced to evacuate when the engine catches fire during take off. what passengers are now saying about those terrifying moments. and it is super moon sunday. the summer's best and brightest full moon is happening tonight. we have sarah haines putting her own spin on the lunar spectacle. it's all coming up on unwanted guests are taking over a lake in northern california. for years 200 geese have called the area their home. birds fight and make a mess. and high bacteria levels in the water forced officials to close the beach several times. last week they brought out a
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decoy coyote, and on the first day, no geese on the beach. >> we had have a city of oakland whose tall flaps in the breeze, and it's something about the eyeballs of this model we have. there's a. >> bit of fright that's shared with the geese at this point. >> the lodi lake officials move it around the park trying to keep the geese guessing. they ordered another one and also will use a volunteer dog walking group and strobe lights to keep the geese away. a mom's wish to remember her son is taking root in a fundraiser to help send some young adults to college. they held the event for the fourth straight year yesterday. her 20-year-old son william died in 2010 in the san bruno explosion. >> i think he would be honored and proud. i really do think he would be proud of what they are able to accomplish here. we are able to affect people's lives. >> william overcame a disability
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to find a passion for cooking. scholarship will go to a student who will attend a culinary school in campbell. >> facebook's new messaging app for smartphones has become very popular. by also very disliked. the mobile version forces users to download a separate messenger app to continue to send messages. it's helped it to become the most common down roaded free app for apple and android. but users give it terrible reviews. some say it's clunky and takes up too much space. it has a one star rating, the worst possible. facebook said they are continuing working on improvements to their app. >> much more to come on the abc sunday morning news. a pair tied together by a tragedy. their first get-together after a transplant swap. >> coming up, a unique product test. test. i'm michael cave made my life specenough. you have made my life special by being apart of it. (everyone) cheers! you made it buddy. glad you made it buddy. thanks for inviting me. thanks again my friends. for everything, for all your help.
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♪brings me nothing but more shame ♪ ♪turning every turn until i find something right♪ ♪and it...takes my breath away >> good morning. we are starting this half-hour with a look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. good morning, lisa. >> hi, matt. good morning to you. here's sfo where we have delays. all the low clouds and fog. even mist and drizzle. temperatures in the upper 50s. a few low 60s. the marine layer pretty deep. 58 gilroy, 57 half moon bay. we will look for it to clear. it will take some time we will call it late-morning clearing.
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it only clears to parts of the bay and the coast. once again, 60s along the shoreline. partly cloudy skies san francisco. in oakland just about 70 degrees. about 80 again in san jose. cooler in the north bay. in the 90s. well out into our inland valleys. we will talk about how long this cool down is going to stick around in a few minutes. matt. >> thank you, lisa. turning now to the middle east crisis. palestinian negotiators in cairo say they have accepted an egyptian proposal for a new three-day cease-fire with israel. it will clear the way for new negotiations with israel on a long-term truce arrangement in the gaza strip. israel walked away from negotiations over the weekend of a rocket fire resumed, sag it would not negotiate under fire. more than 1900 palestinians and 67 israelis have died in the conflict. ukrainian troops surrounded the city of denette. insurgents say they are willing to accept a cease-fire there in
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order to allow humanitarian aid in the area. president said they are prepared to accept aid from russia, but uncertain conditions, including it not be delivered by military troops. >> an update on a story we told but last month. the two families touched by the gift of donor transplantation. both don't march and recipient are doing fine. that was following a two to three-hour surgery. they hope their story will encourage others to become donors. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez met up with both families. >> bill mellard is carrying one of janice's kidneys. the operation was a success. the journey an unlikely one. >> well, before i didn't have much of a life. i really shake a lot. but i'm doing a lot better. >> this was mellard before the surgery. only four weeks later he's look lot healthier. no longer hooked up to a dialysis machine. >> they told him a few years ago
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that he wouldn't live to see 40. and here it is, he's 49 and he's still alive. they don't know how. but now he can maybe live until he's 70. >> we monitor his transplant and the function and we do lifelong. but we don't see why he couldn't lead a normal life once again. >> nearly ten years ago his son, calem, suffered an atv accident. the mellards made the hard decision to donate his organs. his pancreas helped save the life of a then 19-year-old petaluma boy named jake. yes, last month mellard received a kidney from jake's mother, janice. this diagram may help you understand it better. after the mellards lost his son, his pancreas was given to jake. janice, his mother, then donated her kidney to bill mellard. more than 200 kidney transplants are performed every year here at california pacific medical center in san francisco.
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this one was certainly one of the more unusual ones given the families involved. >> simple everyday life is just so precious. >> having a functioning kidney is liberating to both mellard and his wife, tish. >> we will go somewhere, maybe do something. maybe take a cruise. we couldn't do that because he would have to be hooked up to the machine. >> the next big event is jake's wedding, which will happen on the one year anniversary of the latest transplant. in san francisco, lyanne melendez. abc7 news. >> a new playground in oakland is expected to open later this week. the playground is at concordia park. many of us here at abc7 pitched in with our parent company, disney, and nonprofit group kboom! to make it happen. check it out on our website. we have a great slide show of the event. check it out on our website,
6:34 am in san francisco hundreds of kids in need are now ready for the school year. yesterday the salvation army gave out 2,000 new backpacks stuffed with school supplies. families preregistered with case workers to make sure those who really needed the backpacks got them. this year's distribution was double that of 2013. an indication of how much the need has grown. >> in san mateo, the harley's owners group passed out binders and notebooks and pence and pencils, all donated by the motorcyclists to children of struggling families. and so much in addition to food, crafts, music at outside lands. it's impossible to see everything. but one stop everybody will inevitably make is the porta-potty. michael finney has everything you need to know about the often overlooked, but essential, element of any festival. >> reporter: these are just some of the more than 750 porta-potties awaiting concertgoers this weekend at outside lands.
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it's almost a fact of a life that using a porta-potty can be an unpleasant experience. but the folks at outside lands are doing what they can to keep the johnson clean. >> they recommended the first year a certain number of cleanings, and we said double that. >> let's face it, porta-potties simply do not have a good reputation, as we found out standing outside one at a san francisco construction site. >> they are filthy. they are really dirty. >> i don't want to go if there. don't go in there. i hover. >> sarah is founder of a san francisco start-up, stand-up. her new product allows women to avoid any contact with a dirty seat by letting them stand up the entire time. >> as you see, it's really small, cute little triangle, which is why it's an accessory. it directs the urine perfectly into the toilet. you put this up against your
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body and the urine comes out here and goes straight in. >> we showed stand-up to women. we stopped on the street and asked if they would use it. >> it's like a standing pee thing. >> yes. >> got it. yeah, i would use this. >> yeah -- i don't think so. no. no, no, no. i probably wouldn't use it still. >> others were more adventurous and gave us their feedback after giving stand-up a try. >> actually it worked. i figured it out and it was pretty good. you can do it standing up without sitting and it was convenient. >> seems like you have to be on top of the bowl and i don't see why that's better than squatting on the bowl. >> samples of stand-up will be passed out to women at this week's outside lands. a six-pack sells for $6 or you can get a 36-pack for $30. we have information how to purchase it on our website.
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go to abc7 and click on the selections tab. we have a link on our home page called "contact 7 on your side" where you can tell me about any consumer issues you may be having. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> still ahead, the hot thing in today's expensive new cars. how you can add a heads-up display to the windshield of your old ride. speaking of rides, here's a look from the san mateo bridge camera. a cool start there. things not warming up too much this morning. lisa argen will let you know your forecast in just ...we need to break up. is it the biting? cuz i can stop? no! i love you and your show. it's cable. customers are more satisfied with u-verse. switch and we can stay together forever. forever? ow. i'm not gonna lie to you. it's also the biting.
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the first electric vehicle from mercedes-benz. >> covering santa rosa, berkeley, san jose and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> good morning. here's a live look from our emeryville camera. a cool start. in the 50s. maybe getting to the upper 60s later today. cooler in the east bay according to lisa argen. she will have your full forecast coming up in a little bit. >> you will get a chance to get a flips of a rare event tonight in the sky, a look at the super moon. it occurs at the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to earth. one more will be visible this year on september 9th. >> last one i saw was in lake tahoe. it was perfect to see. >> in the east bay you will have a better chance.
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plenty of clouds this morning and mist and drizzle. in the sierra nevada, look at the cloud cover here a beautiful start with 49 at the tahoe valley airport. thunderstorms in the forecast once again today. low 80s. we will talk about our own unusual weather coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also next, catcher derek norris leads the a's with another 5-rbi night as they rolled over the twins. you won't believe how he got the first two. first two. mike shumann has the highlightss you got to make every dollar count these days.hey have l thou to savehey have lots of ways for you to save. real big club card deals, the safeway app and gas rewards. this week fresh off the vine seedless green and black grapes are just $1.99 a pound. oscar mayer deli fresh or selects lunchmeat are only $3.99. and quilted northern bath tissue is $11.99 for 24 double rolls. there's more savings to love... at safeway. ingredients for life.
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>> good morning. a live look from our sfo camera. pretty substantial. and we also have delays at sfo this morning, a 39 minute delay as things are cool here in the city. time now is 6:44. it was once the stuff of fighter jets. now it's in some high-end cars and soon maybe your car, even if it's old and beat up. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom took a ride with a item that puts a heads-up display in just about any vehicle. >> altitude. altitude. >> f-16s have them and so do cadilacs. >> the information is always there within your field of view. you don't have to think about
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it, you don't have to look down. >> doug simpson wanted that technology without having to buy a new car, so he built it. he calls it nav-d. >> there's a high-quality projector that puts the u.i. in your field of view, projected like it's a few meters out in front of you. >> this product video shows how it works with your smartphone. >> read new text. >> where are you? >> reply. >> i'm right here, friend. share my location. >> it plugs into the port all the insurance companies use to show data like speed and gas mileage. and as its name implies, it and a half gates. >> unlike the heads-up display built in new cars, it doesn't have a button that goes on the steering wheel, but they have another solution for that. >> you can swipe left, swipe right and give the device a thumbs-up to confirm. >> a tiny infrared camera recognizes gestures even in the dark. it beats fumbling with your phone. >> touch screens are not
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designed for in-car use. they force you to look down and take your eyes off the road. >> they aren't designed for sunlight either. it gets about 40 times lighter than an i-phone. >> this is the best one i've ever seen. cadillac has a really good one. and view net has a full color one but the nav-view one has the most crisp imagery. >> he has just one reservation. >> i wonder how many people will actually want to put this in their cars because it's a fairly big investment. >> when it ships next year it costs $500 but you can preorder for 300, which makes it about the world's most expensive bluetooth speakerphone. >> hi, mom. >>n san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. we are looking at a nice afternoon.
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>> along the coast you will have more dense fog. to begin, 2 1/2 mile visibility half moon bay. economist drizzle for some. we have an area of low pressure that is parked along the coast for the next day or so. we will talk about that in a moment. but here's a look at the hawaiian islands where they are clearing out from the remnants of isselle. you can see it here. there is another hurricane that will miss the islands. this is julio. it is a minimal hurricane. it will continue to weaken as it passes to the north and east. certainly dodging another bullet here where the big islands got the brunt of the heavy weather a couple days ago. and for the next day or so, no threat at all as this travels further to the north and either. here's a look at sfo. about 40-minute delays here with the marine layer, the mist and drizzle from san carlos. san jose at 60 this morning. gilroy 58. half moon bay you have the fog and the taller marine layer making it's way all the way over to our east bay hills. a cloudy start for our friends in the valley with 59 in
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concord. napa at 56. the wipers on and off along the coast this morning. and then we will eventually see things mix out. a look at sleepy san jose. our highlights then, some spotty drizzle. and highs the average of anywhere 2 to 7 degrees cooler than average. the possibility monday night into tuesday. it's only a slight possibility. but we have fire watches up around the bay area. and so the possibility of lightning in the higher elevations come monday night into tuesday for our own local mountains. but for right now the red flag warnings from the west side of the sierra nevada. and you can see from the sacramento valley, from the strait and delta we have the watches up and the possibility of lightning strikes. low relative humidity. the ear rattic winds could start some fires. we are look at the pattern for pretty much all summer long with that triggering mechanism. upper level low and the moisture coming into play. but for now the low is allowing for much cooler conditions.
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average highs in redwood city, low 80s today in the 70s. san jose is the closest to normal at about 80. you notice below average in san francisco. livermore just in the low 80s. it should be about 89 for this time of year. here's the low. it's going to be parked here for the next day or so. and then as it moves in, we are going to see things mix on out and get sunnier conditions on tuesday. then slowly back to normal. but as for today, breezy and cool. here's a look what we are expecting. you can see the shower activity in the sierra nevada. and then through tomorrow still looking at some activity in the southern syria. highs today average of 80 with afternoon thunderstorms possible in the mountains. 95 chico. it is cooler for you. still the heat out of the bay. and the men low charity horse show today, temperatures will be slowly climbing into the lower 70s. we will look for highs ranging
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from 61 hatch moon bay, 77 san rafael. 85 morgan hill. comfortable 80 in san jose. the accuweather seven-day forecast shows the temperatures not changing much but a few more clouds around and then slightly warmer conditions by the middle to the end of the week. but nothing too extreme out there. looks pretty good if you are in a nice part of the bay where you can she would yourself from the wind. >> yes. we will be enjoying it in san jose. enjoying the sunshine. >> i know, you are bragging about it. >> thank you, lisa. in sports the a's go for a weekend sweep of the minnesota a's this afternoon at the coliseum. first pitch at 1:05. yesterday oakland beat the twins for the 12th straight time. here's the sports with mike shumann. >> good morning. baseball top of the order. a's hosting the twins with a two game win streak and trying to add to their lead in the west. the former a's manager tony la russa throwing out the first pitch.
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derek norris, 2 rbi in the first inning without swinging the bat. and not one, but two with bases loaded. trevor made his major league debut. a's led 4-1 after two. plenty for jeff samardzija. allowed 2 runs in 6 innings, striking out 5. steven hit a two-run another a two-run jack in the fifth. seventh of the year. 6-2, a's. then in the sixth this time norris swings the pat and look what happens. three-run blast. third game this season with five or more rbi in one game for norris. they win 5-4. giants game. scoreless until the fifth. alex gordon took care of that. a solo bomb off tim hudson. 11th of the year, 1-0 royals. kansas city adds four more in the seventh. lorenzo with an rbi single. hudson draws to 8-9. royals pitcher james shields goes the distance. complete game shutout. allowed just 4 hits, struck out 5, including pablo sandoval to
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end the game. giants fall 5-0 and remain three and a half back of the dodgers who lost to the brewers. little league action with pacifica american facing mount -- mountain ridge, nevada. the winner advance together little league world series. tough first inning for the local heroes from pacifica. they spotted nevada a 9-run lead after a half inning. highlighted by the three-run bomb. bottom of the first. pacifica rallies with two runs of their own. a sac fly on the comebacker. they still trail by 8. pacifica's run came to an unfortunate end. nice play by nevada on the final out. they advance to the little league world series with the 11-2 victory. congratulations to pacifica on their season. well, it's moving day at the 96 pga championship and seems like everyone got the memo round three. the jason day nearly done on round 2. he had to cross a creek to get there and get help up the bank but he gets the ball out and
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makes the incredible par in the hole. 10-under, three back with a 69. ricky has been in the top in all three majors it year. 30 on 10. alone at third. 11-under. phil mickelson, second shot on the par 4-16. two bogeys on the back. 4-under 67. he's 10-under. and burger came out of nowhere, 6 under 65. settles for a bogey. -- settles for a birdie. he was the co-leader at 12-under. but then roy mack i will roy takes over. starts with that putt on 15. finished his approach on 16. sticks it within a few feet. birdies the hole to get to 12-under. tied for the lead. looking for back-to-back major championship. roy continues with a birdies on the par-5 18. he's 13-under." one up on the field with a 4-under 67. he will join roy in the final twosome. it should be a great final round. we will have your winner ton at
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5:00. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> next, a historic penguin chick at san diego seaworld. why she's considered a
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using a revolutionary technique through their reproductive research center, officials hope it will help them make strides in conservation efforts. a cute little penguin there. no penguin weather in the bay area, but it is cool. >> it certainly is cool. if you are headed to the zoo you will see cloudy skies. temperatures in the 60s. low 60s san francisco, sun shine in the afternoon. 74 vallejo. breezy in the north bay. 80 san jose. you will notice the temperatures don't change much. a slight chance of possible thunderstorm or lightning through monday. otherwise we are looking at the normal cooler-than-average weather midweek. >> thank you, lisa. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. the news continues online, on twitter, face back and all your mobile device was our few abc7 news app. "good morning america" is next. have a great morning, everyone!
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good morning, america. good morning, america. breaking overnight -- breaking overnight -- racetrack horror. spectators shocked as nascar star tony stewart hits fellow racer kevin ward jr. who had gotten out of his car, killing him, what set off this deadly turn of events and will stewart compete in the huge nascar race today? also new overnight. terror at takeoff. a jet blew engine exploded in flames. passengers ordered to evacuate by emergency chute. >> when i looked out the left side of the plane, i saw the smoke coming out of the engine. >> could a bird have caused this? prince's pain, harry opens up about his horrendous sights that he saw in his tour in afghanistan in a rare, new interview.


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